List of most-followed Twitter accounts

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This list contains the top 50 accounts with the most followers on the social media platform X (formerly known as Twitter). Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Cristiano Ronaldo, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Katy Perry top the list, with over 100 million followers each.

Most followed accounts on X[edit]

The following table lists the top 50 most-followed accounts on X, with each total rounded down to the nearest hundred thousand, as well as a description of each account.[1]

Rank Username Owner Followers (millions) Description Brand account Country
1 @elonmusk Elon Musk 180 Business magnate and owner of X  United States
2 @BarackObama Barack Obama 131.8 44th President of the United States  United States
3 @Cristiano Cristiano Ronaldo 110.9 Football player  Portugal
4 @justinbieber Justin Bieber 110.9 Musician  Canada
5 @rihanna Rihanna 107.9 Musician  Barbados
6 @katyperry Katy Perry 106.5 Musician  United States
7 @narendramodi Narendra Modi 97.1 14th Prime Minister of India  India
8 @taylorswift13 Taylor Swift 95.2 Musician  United States
9 @realDonaldTrump Donald Trump 87.3 45th President of the United States  United States
10 @ladygaga Lady Gaga 83.4 Musician and actress  United States
11 @NASA NASA 80.2 Space agency Yes  United States
12 @YouTube YouTube 79.9 Online video sharing platform Yes  United States
13 @KimKardashian Kim Kardashian 75.1 Television personality  United States
14 @EllenDeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres 74.4 Comedian and television host  United States
15 @X X 67.8 Operator of platform Yes  United States
16 @selenagomez Selena Gomez 66.3 Musician and actress  United States
17 @BillGates Bill Gates 64.5 Businessman and philanthropist  United States
18 @cnnbrk CNN Breaking News 63.8 News channel Yes  United States
19 @neymarjr Neymar 63.3 Football player  Brazil
20 @imVkohli Virat Kohli 62.5 Cricket player  India
21 @CNN CNN 62.3 News channel Yes  United States
22 @jtimberlake Justin Timberlake 60.8 Musician and actor  United States
23 @PMOIndia PMO India 56 Office of the Prime Minister of India Yes  India
24 @nytimes The New York Times 55.2 Newspaper Yes  United States
25 @britneyspears Britney Spears 54.7 Musician  United States
26 @shakira Shakira 53.5 Musician  Colombia
27 @KingJames LeBron James 52.8 Basketball player  United States
28 @ddlovato Demi Lovato 52.6 Musician and actress  United States
29 @BBCBreaking BBC Breaking News 51.7 News channel Yes  United Kingdom
30 @espn ESPN 51.2 Sports channel Yes  United States
31 @ChampionsLeague UEFA Champions League 51.2 Football league Yes   Switzerland
32 @realmadrid Real Madrid CF 50.2 Football club Yes  Spain
33 @jimmyfallon Jimmy Fallon 49.8 Comedian and television host  United States
34 @SrBachchan Amitabh Bachchan 48.8 Actor  India
35 @FCBarcelona FC Barcelona 48.6 Football club Yes  Spain
36 @BTS_twt BTS 48.5 Musicians  South Korea
37 @akshaykumar Akshay Kumar 46.6 Actor  India
38 @MileyCyrus Miley Cyrus 46.2 Musician and actress  United States
39 @NBA NBA 45.7 Basketball league Yes  United States
40 @BeingSalmanKhan Salman Khan 45.6 Actor  India
41 @JLo Jennifer Lopez 44.6 Musician and actress  United States
42 @iamsrk Shah Rukh Khan 44 Actor  India
43 @bts_bighit BTS 44 Musicians  South Korea
44 @premierleague Premier League 43.3 Football league Yes  United Kingdom
45 @SportsCenter SportsCenter 43.1 Sports channel Yes  United States
46 @BrunoMars Bruno Mars 42.3 Musician  United States
47 @Oprah Oprah Winfrey 41.7 Television personality  United States
48 @BBCWorld BBC World News 40.6 News channel Yes  United Kingdom
49 @NiallOfficial Niall Horan 40 Musician  Republic of Ireland
50 @KylieJenner Kylie Jenner 39.9 Television personality  United States
As of April 2024

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Twitter - Accounts nach Followern weltweit 2024". Statista (in German). Retrieved January 23, 2024.